Let's Get Dirty | All Blogs


Summer lingers

By Penny Stine

The temperature has dropped, the irrigation water is long gone and everything out in the garden has frozen at least once. 

Yet when I look out my kitchen window, this is what I see:

I don't know what kind of tree it is. All I know is that it's the very last tree to drop its leaves in the fall. This year, there's a slight golden glow, as if the leaves really want to change color but haven't figured out how to actually do it. It usually won't drop its leaves until we get the first really cold snap accompanied by snow - usually on Thanksgiving as we're driving over a mountain pass somewhere in Colorado! 

At least this year the city is extending the leaf pickup until December. 

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.

It supposed to get cold on Sunday.  :0(




Recent Posts
More purple, please
By Penny Stine
Friday, September 19, 2014

Stunt Albums Prove There’s Dying Interest in New Music
By David Goe
Friday, September 19, 2014

How soon can you retire?
By Julie Norman
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Bordeaux and Provence
By Nic.Korte
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Peppers a’plenty
By Penny Stine
Wednesday, September 17, 2014


TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy